An error in how the Census Bureau processed data from a national survey provided a rare window into how Brazilians living in the U.S. view their identity.
The Census Bureau has collected data on Americans’ income, race, ethnicity, housing and other things, but it has never directly asked about their religion.
The bureau is considering counting most Americans using Social Security data, IRS files and other administrative records.
The national total in the 2020 census was largely accurate, but the Census Bureau has estimated miscounts for some states and demographic groups.
The U.S. Hispanic population reached 62.1 million in 2020, an increase of 23% over the previous decade.
By 2020, the Hispanic population had reached 62.1 million out of a total U.S. population of 331.4 million.
The 2020 census counted 126.8 million occupied households, representing 9% growth over the 116.7 million households counted in the 2010 census.
About half of Americans see their identity reflected very well in the census’s race and ethnicity questions.
The coronavirus outbreak inflicted disruptions on 2020 census operations, raising questions about how accurate the decennial count will be.
Four-in-ten who haven’t yet filled out U.S. census say they wouldn’t answer the door for a census worker
Those who have not responded to the census so far are likely to be from groups the census previously has struggled to count accurately.